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Dec 15, 2012 1:35am PST
. >> reporter: san francisco chid psychologist dr. laura davies says don't expect the young children who went through it to talk about their fear. it may show up in symptoms like posttraumatic stress disorder like anxiety, sleeplessness. >> they may start acting out, refuse to go to bed, they might refuse to eat, pick fight with their friends. just things that aren't typical of them. >> reporter: the national center for ptsd says more than 3/4s of students who witness a school shooting may develop symptoms. one study shows 10% could still feel the effects eight months later. some children may be psychotherapy and medication. all will need loving support. >> our job as a community is to help them feel okay being vulnerable and to feel okay expressing their feelings so they don't shut down. they are going to be having nightmares. they are going to be nervous. and they are going to have a hard time trusting people. >> reporter: some connecticut parents report their children are asking when will this happen again? davies urges parents to assure the kids they're in charge in keeping them safe in a
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 6:30pm PST
san francisco. oakland, 3-1/2 and san jose 2 1/2 inches of rain. we are mainly clear. not a drop of rain anywhere in the bay area. normal rainfall for the entire month of december in san francisco. over 4 inches. we had more than that over just the past 5 days. in case you were not outside this morning it was windy. 63 mile-an-hour wind gusts, napa, 53 miles per hour. and at the airport, sfo, 52 miles per hour. heavy rain, done, cheer night, more rain in the fore-- clear night, more rain in the forecast. we will let you know coming up. >>> several north bay communities watched as rivers continued to rise. some predicted to flood. tonight, the warnings were lifted and communities are breathing a collective sigh of relief. the napa river is still high but it did not overflow, don? >> reporter: that is the good news, right behind us we have been looking at it. cresting right now on the backside of the crest. it did not flood. why didn't it flood? some folks are saying it is because of the lull between the storms others are saying it is because of the flood control project. >> reporter:
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
evening. i'm ann notarangelo. new tonight, a brash home invasion in san francisco. three me with a gun chased a woman into her home near the intersection of 31st avenue and clement street around 6:30. a neighbor tells us when the woman's father got to the house, she screamed, don't come in, don't come in, but it was too late. the robers got away with jewelry, but no one was hurt. >>> oakland police are investigating their third homicide this weekend. the latest happened near jack london square this afternoon. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. an id has yet to be released. police are still looking for the shooter. >>> a bomb squad blew up a pipe bomb at college park high school this morning. two teens were arrested for possession of explosives and were released into their parents' custody. police say the teens also blew up a mailbox a few blocks away. >>> a supermarket in concord is back open tonight after a hazmat scare. about 20 people complained of a chemical smell and said they felt, quote, weird. the hazmat team could not figure out the source of the smell. >>> in a four
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm PST
up here recently. >> now, right now you've got the san francisco police department hit-and-run team as well as the major accident investigation team. they're out here looking at where this actually happened. the area where the pedestrians were, is that an area where pedestrians are allowed? it doesn't look like there's a sidewalk there. >> yes. there is no sidewalk there. it would be just for cars. so they may have been in the roadway. i'm not positive exactly where they were. >> okay. thank you very much, lieutenant. >> reporter: so here we are. we have three people who did go over. one person remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. we're live in san francisco, sharon chin, cbs 5 eyewitness news. >>> the rain is back and it's hanging out for a while. our meteorologist paul deanno has the hi-def doppler cranked up. >> it is fired up and getting some pretty serious returns in the north bay right now. moderate rainfall coming down in northern sonoma county, also mendocino county. check out santa rosa up to cloverdale and into mendocino county. moderate rain but zero ra
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
francisco. san francisco transportation official approved the $1.6 million plan this afternoon. it should go into effect by next march. the program will run for 16 months. it's designed to help low income youth younger than 18 years old. >> this is really about equity. this is really about providing opportunity to our youth in the city. >> meanwhile, muni service was back to normal today after a trolley car hit a woman in a wheelchair last night leaving her with life-threatening injuries. and a blown transformer stopped muni metro for much of last night. >>> well, the san francisco board of supervisors gave final approval today to the city's new ban on public nudity. well, that prompted several protestors to strip naked again in the board chambers. they were covered in blankets and escorted out as behalf. backers of the bans say it strikes a ban between nudist and those who don't want to see so much of you. but opponents say what you want to see and don't see, it's up to you. >> if you don't want to see someone, turn way. there's nothing stopping you from turning away. why should you be able
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:30am PST
in oakland. 43 degrees, and 42 in san francisco. so by this afternoon, we are going to warm things up a little bit but again those freeze and frost advisories set to wrap up by about 8:00 this morning. in the meantime, we got this high pressure system sitting here across the bay area. it's going to bring us sunshine and then rain returns tomorrow evening. so coming up, we'll get a check of your seven-day forecast. in the meantime it's going to be all about these cold temperatures today. kate is live in san anselmo. >> reporter: is it cold out there? >> yes. i can see my breath. you can see these cars have frost all over them. we are about a week away from the official start to winter but the weather is kick- starting things early. according to the national weather service, there is a cold front moving through the bay area. some of last night's overnight temperatures were the coldest we have had since january. temperatures in the north bay are expected to reach the freezing point or below and last night, people were bundled up in the east bay where it reached 39 degrees in pleasanto
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
in san francisco. by the afternoon skies will become mostly cloudy. the temperatures only in about the mid- to upper 50s and that's it maybe beginning to see a few showers north of the golden gate bridge. but tonight, a fierce storm headed our way. expect some heavy rain and gusty winds. more storms for the weekend. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. we'll take you out towards the bay bridge toll plaza. get a little stacked up there at least in some of the outer cash lanes. we're also getting word of a possible hit-and-run on the upper deck near the "s" curve. not sure at this point if it's still block lanes. we'll let you know. no metering lights yet. san mateo bridge traffic is fine, no problems either direction of westbound or eastbound 92. and to our maps now and a breaking news story this morning. san francisco two alarm apartment fire burning now, 119 broad street as you can see it's close to 280 heavy smoke flames maybe visible from the freeway. we're also just getting word this is impacting muni service at m, ocean view line blocked at broad and p
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 1:35am PST
on a san francisco street. authorities say 26-year-old catherine uong is being held on $2 million bail. her nickname on the street is killer. >>> and some of san francisco's most beautiful murals have become targets for taggers. the problem runs from north bay to the tenderloin. vandals even defaced parts of claireon alley. they have more than 21,000 requests for graffiti cleanups this year. >>> you can still get a free ride on muni tonight. the transit agency celebrated its 100th birthday today by waiving fares for all passengers. the offer continues until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. muni carries nearly 700,000 people every day. >>> well, the death of a woman brutally gang raped half a world away is causing repercussions here in the bay area. >> i'll be dad. i'll be murdered. >> what protesters are demanding in memory of the new delhi victim. >> i can't say it on camera, to the people that done this. >>> a dog left to die. rescued. why they decided to bring him here for treatment. >>> and a step back in time, courtesy of the dmv. how you can buy a piece of the past to accessize your favo
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
. this is the great highway in san francisco where excess water forced the closure of the southbound lanes. but it's the rainwater you can't see that could pose the biggest danger. mark sayre is with homeowners keeping their eyes on saturate hillsides. >> reporter: in the past 25 years, 100 californians have died as a result of landslides and the bay area already a high risk area. that risk only goes up the more rain we get. you don't have to look far to see the signs all of over the bay area of plenty of small landslides like this one in the hills of alameda county or this one along nearby morrison canyon road which remains closed due to the ongoing landslide danger. according to the california geological survey, there is no specific data that can predict when any particular hillside will give way. >> the longer you go into the season, the greater that risk becomes because the ground has absorbed that much more water. >> reporter: ron ruben is a state geologist who studies landslides all over california. he says the bay area is particularly at risk. >> the type of bedrock that we ha
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
far this morning but golden gate bridge a little slick heading into san francisco. traffic and weather. >>> the christmas break from shopping is now over. >> people are heading back to the malls for more holiday sales this morning. are you going? >> well, no. [ laughter ] >> but cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has in san leandro where at least one store is opening -- you're kidding, thisser a opening at 5:00? >> reporter: that's right. if you wanted me to make any returns, you should have asked. some stores at bay fair in san leandro will open at 5 a.m. for shoppers to second-guess santa's selection. the day after christmas is typically known as the big gift return day not to mention another day of big deals. according to shopper track, last year shoppers spent $7.1 billion the day after christmas and that's a 25.5% increase from the year before. experts are predicting the after-christmas sales will look similar to black friday complete with early hours and door buster specials. and according to a 2011 consumer reports poll nearly one in 7 adults returns a christmas gift. other shops are
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
to serious felonies. elizabeth cook cbs 5. >> developing news in san francisco. police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man in his 20s tonight. he was found near grove and buchanan streets in the western edition. he was shot in the stomach and leg and died at the hospital an hour later. >> a suspect with a violent past is under arrest tonight for attacking a young woman with autism. oakland police say 36-year-old garry atkinson faces kidnapping rape. and the victim a girl with the mind of a six-year-old. >> this is one of the most sickening cases that someone as mr.atkinson can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> police say atkinson met her and forced her to his home in san francisco. she was found on a bus two days later. >>> you saw it. the rain is back. it just started to come down across part of the bay area. looking at downtown san francisco. chief meteorologist paul deanno with what we can expect. >> a rough commute tomorrow morning and afternoon as well. cbs 5 high def doppler tracking the rain. enough to show things down. mill valley south of san franc
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm PST
san francisco's sunset district left 8500 people without electricity. it was just one of many areas where trees or power polls brought down electrical lines. >> the latest numbers on outages show a total of 4200 homes without power. 1400 are in the north bay. 900 in the east bay. just under 1200 in the south bay. 700 on the peninsula and just 60 p in san francisco. -- just 60 in san francisco. then the rain ended and it was sunny all afternoon. this is another worry for the coming days as we begin to dry out. the ground is now heavy from all of the water. let's check in with our meteorologist to check on the rain. >> a lot of rainfall that we are talking about. first storm total i am going toy show you, 10.2 inches in napa county. kent field, 9.9 inches of rain. danville you had nearly 8 inches. arinda, 7.24. sanfrancisco, the airport, 4 inches of rain, oakland, 3.5. you get the point, a lot of water falling from the sky. but none tonight. hi-def doplar showing clearing conditions. it will stay clear through the night. heavy rain is done. a clear night. areas of fog developing. so m
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
estimate yet on that. in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> that wasn't the only tree that fell this morning. this one came crashing down on a parked car in san francisco's richmond district. fortunately nobody hurt. >>> must have accessory in the burlingame parking lot, rai boots. >> a three-car crash put traffic on the golden gate bridge at a standstill this morning. no one was badly hurt but at least eight cars stalled waiting for it to be cleared out. >>> after an active morning, there's not much hang on our cbs 5 high-def doppler radar right now. and things should stay pretty dry for the next few days. in about 15 minutes, roberta gonzales will let us know how long this dry spell will last. >>> ken bastida is live in mobile5. residents in lafayette still living with the effects of this weekend's past storms. and ken, money being made available to help speed up repairs to that huge sinkhole in the street. >> reporter: we'll get to that in a second. we're here on mountain view drive whereby now, most people in the bay area know what happened. but take a look at what they were work
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
deaconment and the history in the roman catholic church and the archdiocese of san francisco. so we have an order nation of two deacons coming up? >> we, 12 deacons june 24th at the cathedral. eight of the men are married. and they reflect the diversetive our archdiocese. three of them are spanish. >> and a lot of things that people don't understand if you count catholics in the ash of diocese of san francisco, about 41% of them are latinos. and about 17% of filipinos. and there are about 10% others. so we're a very diverse diocese. >> and we're excited about it as they are. the needs continue to grow. and the more that we can provide the ministry and the training, the support, the bertha we can serve the people of the archdiocese. >> how does a person become a deacon? you both said that you had different experiences in life first. but then what kind of a man is attracted to the deacon. how do they apply? >> i think that the path is different as there are individuals. so we have our stories whether it comes out of the early experiences in life or whether it's a recent calling to be served a
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
stepped in to help this year. >> merry christmas. >> it's a san francisco tradition here at glide memorial. >> merry christmas. >> reporter: one that brought back volunteers like daniel merry christmaswell for the past eight years. we saw him here as lat month ears thanksgiving dinner. >> for me to come here and spend three hours of my morning at 5:00 a.m. and know that somebody's life is going to be receiving something good will be good >> reporter: it also brings in first-timers like marie andrews who made a last-minute decision after shy saw glide on the news. >> i have to give back in some way. i can't give money. i'm not oprah but at least, i can give my time. >> reporter: today, more than 650 people signed up to help. organizers say that volunteers lots filled up within hours. getting holiday help is not a concern for glide but getting help beyond the holidays. >> still homeless people to serve and still poor people to serve. just remember that it's throughout the year. >> reporter: the event brought out special guests like the asu football team. the team his town for the kr
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
definitely cooler, as well. sealing a lot of 40s, a few low 50s. 50 in san francisco, santa rosa 39. this afternoon we'll warm up to the mid- to low-50s. 54 vallejo. 53 san rafael. here's your forecast for the next several days. we get a brief dry break. this evening showers should clear out. cold front moves southeast and then friday into saturday morning we get hit with another band of rain not as heavy as this last christmas day storm we had. and then sunday into new year's day looks relatively dry which is a nice change in pattern. so let's hit the roads and show you traffic. we are dealing with some flooding concerns because of all the wet weather we have had specifically in sonoma county. 121 remains shut down by highway 12. it's been that way since late last night. also, caltrans southbound train 102 dealing with about 10- to 15-minute delays. they have signal problems. all other mass transit is on time and on regular schedules. no longer holiday schedules. elsewhere here's a live look at the gold medal. southbound 101 free-flowing this morning. you can see the roads are wet headin
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
about 64 degrees in san francisco. the weather looking good here. but, of course, things may change very rapidly so you want to check out our website for all the weather. go to cbssf.com click on weather and you can check the hi-def doppler right there to see what's happening in your neighborhood. gianna? >> thank you. well, the good news is the roads are dry this morning. the bad news is we already are starting to see some slow conditions through the altamont pass. yellow indicates slower speeds under 40 miles per hour typical this time of the morning. eastbound we have roadwork to report as you work your way between greenville and north flynn. so there's one lane closed in through that area. there was an overnight accident. frank and michelle will have more on that coming up. slight delays on the eastbound side until roadwork is cleared out of the way. great highway closed both directions between sloat boulevard and lincoln way of that's due to weather conditions so use an alternate through there. no other delays around the area. 880 so far, so good, northbound looking good toward
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee is pushing for stronger regulations on certain types of ammunition proposing a citywide ban on commercial sales of hollow point bullets and wants police notified when anyone in the city buys 500 or more rounds of ammunition at the same time. >>> a hit-and-run crash in san francisco left a woman with serious injuries this morning. it happened last night at about 9:00 on christmas tree point in the twin peaks area. police say that there were four people walking on the road when they were hit. three fell about 30 feet down a hillside. paramedics used back boards and ropes to carry out a rescue. appear police found a car -- and police found a car with fender damage a short distance away. one of the people inside was hurt in the crash. the driver was detained by police, and now investigators are trying to determine if the driver of the car was impaired. >>> we'll get new details today on how work is coming to repair that giant sinkhole in lafayette. the mayor is expected to give a status report later today. the sinkhole opened up on mountain view drive af
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
: san francisco police blocked off pine street between laguna and buchanan as the fire department got to work trimming that tree. and we're not talking holiday style. oversaturated ground gave way causing this tree to crash on a mercedes just east of san francisco's lower pacific heights neighborhood. an area neighbors say gets the brunt of bad luck during storms. >> what's the city going to do to make sure the rest of the trees don't fall down? >> reporter: nobody was hurt. one neighbor said i guess it goes to show, you can't park anywhere in the city. in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> parts of the south bay got a good drenching. more than 7" of rain falling in parts of the santa cruz mountains. cbs 5 joe vazquez in santa cruz county. joe, i have word the storm claimed a life? >> reporter: that's right. a man died from this storm here in santa cruz county. it happened in the sokel creek in capitola that's going to be just southeast of santa cruz. our sister station kion said the man drowned. here in the santa cruz mountains a steady rain continues. the folks here, they are use
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
the kraft hunger bowl. they'll be more special guests along the way. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugurian, cbs 5. >>> and when do they start serving pretty quickly or -- what? >> reporter: yeah, actually the breakfast will start in just about an hour about 7:00. and then about two hours after that that's when the big lunch or dinner will get underway and then we'll see the lines, we'll see all the people out here again 650 volunteers are showing up and organizers tell me this is something that fills up every year within hours of them posting it online. >> thanks. >>> right now the salvation army volunteers are also busy preparing thousands of meals as well. >> yeah those meals will be delivered to seniors and people with illnesses that are home bound. volunteers started early this morning. this is at the central kitchen on harrison street in san francisco. they're preparing more than 4,000 meals and it a traditional christmas meal. complete with ham, yams, vegetables, hot chocolate, cookies and volunteers don't stop after cooking. they deliver the food, they walk it to people so
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00am PST
a year. >> it will be a desk job for san francisco police sergeant "carl t" while internal affairs investigates him. that is sergeant t. he is now under scrutiny over a video that was on his facebook page. in the post he bragged that he and some friends were drunk as they blasted through the broadway tunnel at 100 miles per hour in a rented lamborghini. since then he said he was kidding about the speed and drinking. >>> if you are using bart for holiday shopping thieves are targeting you. police say crimes increase around the stations in oakland and san francisco during the holiday season. last night bart oakland police private and volunteer security guards escorted passengers to their cars. bart will also increase security through the end of the month. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me, asked -- took my stuff and pistol- whipped me in t face. >> most common is cell phone theft. police say riders should pay attention to their surroundings. >>> layoffs and red tape are causing oakland police to make fewer traffic stops down by 75% from a couple of years ago. off
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 1:35am PST
: even more surprising is the man who claims he was in the car is a san francisco police officer. >> is he going to lose his job? >> he obviously took advantage of it because he's a cop. >> reporter: a cop who posted the joyride back on his facebook page. his name is sergeant carl t. he brags "we were all drunk," to the shock of people he posted the video to. some people pointed out there is a school and a playground close to the russian hillside of the tunnel where the joyride began. since it appears there were no other cars in the tunnel, they say no harm no foul. >> i would describe this as simply driving for purpose. >> reporter: now the officer is facing an internal investigation and the prospect of serious punishment. >> i think he would probably want to do it differently or not at all. >> reporter: the officer also is saying now that he was not the one in the driver's seat. he has since deleted that video and shut down his facebook page. live in san francisco, christin ayers, cbs 5. >> all right, christin. thank you for that. >>> here's some live pictures from orange count
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 4:30am PST
embarcadero center in san francisco. we are taking donations of unwrapped teddy bears or toys to honor the memory of the newtown students and teachers. all toys will go to kids in need in the bay area. more details on our website, cbssf.com/newtown. >>> two popular pop tunes have been pulled off the air in the wake of the school shootings. some radio stations dropped foster the people's pumped up kicks from their playlist. the lyrics tell the story of a boy planning a violent campus shooting. other stations are dropping keisha's die young. kesha said the song is inappropriate. >> what do you think about radio stations pulling the songs? you can comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. >>> it is 4:35 right now. someone's back in the studio today. >> he is. he looks a lot like lawrence karnow. >> another cold start to the morning outside but we have major changes coming in our direction in the form of a cold front. look at that. this one's pretty impressive just beginning to slowly work its way into the far northern portions of the state. that will bring with it
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
bay right now. 39 degrees in concord, 47 in san francisco. 45 in san jose. some fog and 38 chilly degrees in santa rosa. this afternoon increasing clouds temperatures in the 50s and 60s. rain in the north bay and everybody could see rain overnight tonight. had. >> thank you, lawrence. we continue to follow our breaking traffic news out of daly city. live look overhead from chopper 5. earlier they were zooming in on the car that ran off the road. it is dark but a stretch of highway 35 right there by john daly boulevard where one lane of southbound 35 is closed. northbound traffic is open. i just saw a car zoom by but again this is a nasty accident. a lot of police on scene crews are working hard and a cable to get car out of the ditch. one person is in the hospital with serious injuries. let's go to our maps. we have been watching a couple of different accidents this morning. that's just one. this accident was cleared to the right shoulder. it is pretty busy in that spot but otherwise once you get past 580 at grant line, speeds improve in livermore and dublin interchange. southboun
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 1:35am PST
week at the twin peaks vista point in san francisco. the accident killed a 56-year- old woman visiting from china and injured two others. police say the impact knocked the three pedestrians about 30 feet down a hillside. while the victim's family did not appear in court, the suspect's relatives came to the hearing. they declined to talk on camera. but the suspect's attorney did speak, saying gina eunice is praying for the victims, the yao family. >> the entire eunice family is destroyed by what happened, and i think it's fair to say that their main concern is for the yao family. >> reporter: district attorney george gascon says he will prosecute this case agressively. he says this is another example why people should not drink and drive. >> we are very concerned about the use of alcohol and driving and especially during the holiday season when there's so many people attending parties. >> reporter: eunice did not enter a plea on wednesday. a judge set the bail amount at $2 million, citing public safety for the high amount. if she's able to make that bail, the judge says she will not be
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Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
cash, way more than expected. linda yee says san francisco had to start handing out io us . >> reporter: this gun buy back program was more successful than expected. >> thank you very much. jr. dr. joe marshall says he ran out of money after buying back 125 weapons at 200 bucks apiece. ingly was ready to shut down. i was going to walk out and tell the crowd that's all we have. but the chief said, oh no no no. we have all these guns, we have to get them. one mar long rifle, one shotgun. >> reporter: dr. marshall gave out 157ious . if place chief tell us us tonight he found the money and he will announce the benefactor tomorrow. >> i'm not worried because i know the folks will show up next saturday. >> reporter: many sellers say the slaughter of school children in connecticut touched raw nerves. ingly don't have to have the guns anymore. i would like a different world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland, too, but the program donor stepped in. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. san francisco police say this last weekend's buy back program was one of
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
dungeness crowd, san francisco crab tanks are crammed full again. the first big shipment came in this morning after crabbers and wholesalers settled a week-long price war on tuesday. >>> software mogul john mcafee is staying in a miami beach hotel. he is working to stay in the u.s. so far, he says u.s. authorities are not trying to question him in the death of his belize neighbor. mcafee is wanted for questioning in that country. he insists he did not kill anyone. and he fears for his life if he returns to belize. >> this is not about a murder in belize. this began on the 30th of april of last year when 42 armed soldiers stormed my property, shot my dog in the head, uhm, held me in the sun handcuffed with my hands behind my back for 14 hours, destroyed half a million dollars of my property and let me go with no charges. >> mcafee says he abandoned his money and everything he has when he ran from police. he also admits to playing the, quote, crazy card in order to escape. >>> we're learning more today about the suspect in the oregon mall shooting. on his facebook page, jacob roberts ap
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Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
pastor of a parish in san francisco, st. veronica's in south san francisco. welcome. >> thank you. >> father is indian. he is now with us permanently in the arch diocese. we are very thankful for that. of course he has a great knowledge and experience and history of india. i would like to start by welcoming you and thanking you. >> thank you. >> thanking you for all you do for people in the diocese. give us a history perhaps of how you got here to the united states. what kind of a journey was that for you? >> it has been a beautiful journey of discovery and also a sense of fulfillment for me. i originally came to the united states to do a ph.d degree at marquette university in milwaukee in american literature. my dissertation was on wallace stevens. >> oh, my. very good. excellent. >> then my family having moved to this country -- >> the reason you came because you got the ph.d, you told me you were originally a jerusalem ewe it. >> i was. >> then you became a diocese priest. >> yes. >> jesuits are involved in academics. that's why you got the ph.d. >> as the joke goes jesuits tak
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Dec 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
. weapons in exchange for cas san francisco and oakland t. the timing was a coincidenc both buyback events had been >>> gun owners turned in weapons in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland today. the timing was a coincidence. bow buyback events were planned for some time. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, the large turnout in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet in one gun to kill somebody. this is a huge change. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, grandkids some kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. ironically, as cars were lining up here, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut s
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
streets. vandals wouldn't touch a mural. but now graffiti vandals have hit murals all over san francisco from north beach to davisidero to the mission. one artist involved with the mission's clarion alley mural project says 2012 has been the worst year since he started 15 years ago. >>> new year's eve is almost here and with that comes the annual warning about drunk driving. elissa harrington is at the chp in the city and it's pretty obvious drunk driving is dangerous but still people do it so now a new plan to deal with it? >> reporter: well, elizabeth, the usual checkpoints and increased patrols, but a new bill was introduced today to lower driving-related deaths and crackdown on repeat dui offenders. >> with the upcoming new year's holiday, it is more important than ever to be aware of dangers associated with impaired and distracted driving. >> reporter: so law enforcement will be cracking down on drunk drivers. starting tonight through new year's day. police agencies including redwood city will have dui checkpoints. they will estimate they will se 1500 cars. they made hundreds of arrests
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
. police are investigating a bizarre incident in san francisco leaving one man dead and a woman with critical injuries. around 8:30 last night the pair were found tied and gagged and badly injured in the middle of bruce sell street. both were -- brussel street. both were transported to the hospital where the woman passed away. police have no motive or so suspect@this time. >>> the ntsb is investigating the crash that killed superstar jenni rivera. garr garr tells us she -- theresa garcia tells us she was on her way to mexico to spend time with family and friends. >> it is so sad we have to go through that, but this is life. >> reporter: jenni rivera died when the learjet she was on crashed in northern mexico early sunday morning. the 43-year-old had just wrapped up a concert in monterey and was headed to the mexico city area. everywhere on board died, including her publicist, lawyer and make up artist. she sold 15 million records and in october won artist of the year at the billboard mexican music awards. >> she is the celina, the elvis presley. she will be in history for many, many
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Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
was held in san francisco. a private donor funded the buy- back. >>> it was a call for help they will never forget. the bay area police officers who suddenly found themselves caring for a newborn baby. how they saved that child's life. >> plus, the sights, the sounds, the smells of the holiday season. why nothing you experience at the mall is an accident. it's all designed to manipulate your wallet. >> we are four days away from the first official day of winter. but felt like it over the weekend, didn't it? it was chilly and cloudy. we had some showers. guess what. we did it again today and we're not done yet. find out when we finally will break out of this wintry pattern. your forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,, an east bay regional park a a reported rape. the victim says her attacker >>> security has been stepped up at an east bay regional park after a reported rape. the victim says that her attacker grabbed her from behind as she walked the madrone trail wednesday. they he assaulted her. the man is described as clean- shaven in his 40s about 5'10", 180 pounds, light brown hair, olive c
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
travelers. yesterday it was a mess at san francisco international airport as that crazy weather canceled canceleddens of flights and delayed others. things weren't much better in san jose, which actually experienced few significant problems yesterday. >>> in other news, an afghan police woman is in custody accused of killing a police officer from the united states. officials in afghanistan say the police woman shot the advisor with a pistol as emerge from a small shop near headquarters there. the suspect was arrested shortly afterwards. the advisor's identity has not been released. the latest in a rash of attacks by police officers against their foreign al lies. >>> business news, stock futures are down as very light trading with markets set to close early for christmas eve. u.s. trading will close today 10:00 a.m. pacific time and will stay closed tomorrow for christmas. a number of markets overseas including germany and italy are closed all day today. >>> 5:06. if you haven't finished your shopping, you can do it with clear skies. >> i just finished my shopping and realized i
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
getting close to freeze, not quite but definitely cold. san francisco a little more mild mid-40s there. so by this afternoon, we are going to see a lot of low to mid-50s. these temperatures are going to feel slightly cooler actually than what we even saw yesterday. so let's hit the roads and talk traffic right now. we'll take you out towards the dublin interchange. once again the roads are dry for now. and it l.a.x. like it's going to stay that -- it looks like it's going to stay that way for much of the morning. the commute, if you want to call it that, has been exceptionally quiet. i just checked in with our chp reports that have all the latest incidents and there's nothing on there right now. so westbound 580 looks great. heading towards the dublin interchange, we can take you to our maps and show you the drive time for had stretch. 15 minutes still in the green between the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. there may still be some roadwork on the eastbound lanes of 580 through livermore. not causing much of a delay at all at this point and a quick look out in the east bay. th
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Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
also addressing tragedy in connecticut. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco with a look at how local school districts are handling it. >> reporter: schools across the bay area have spent the day reassuring parents that, yes, they are doing everything they can to keep their children as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history but still, the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying, i got to hug my kids that much tighter today. i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said, son, i love you. i want to let you know that. i think that's how every parent is feeling like horrible sadness for the families that are going through this and need to reconnect. >> reporter: san francisco schoolchildren were given paperwork for parents a guide on how to talk to children about the shooting. >> feel sad for the mommies. >> reporter: crystal brown had a brief conversation with her daughters after school let out. >> i said someone brought
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
towards san francisco wrapping up by 5:30. an accident in napa silverado trail add hardman. reports of a vehicle that hit the guardrail. chp heading out to the scene. injuries are reported. roadwork on the dumbarton bridge on the westbound side looks like that should be wrapping up within the next few minutes. cleared eastbound. no delays in the south bay. good northbound 101 through san jose, 280 guadalupe parkway no delays just yet. that's traffic. back to you. >> thank you. >>> recent rains are showing just how vulnerable our roadways can be. a new sinkhole is starting to form in the east bay. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington reports. >> reporter: what maintenance crews are worried about is this stretch of road along marsh creek flowed clayton. this is video from the scene. they have closed that part of the road. the contra costa county public works department says the road is compromised because of rain. they say a culvert failed. it's closed between deer valley and pine lane. only local traffic gets through. they don't know when the road can reopen because they need to identify
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Dec 21, 2012 4:30am PST
serious injuries after a hit-and-run accident in san francisco. it happened last night at about 9:00 on christmas tree point in the twin peaks area. police say there were four people walking on the road and three fell down about 30 feet down a hillside. paramedics had to use back boards and ropes to carry a rescue. police found a car with fender damage a short distance away, detained the driver. there had been four people inside the car. one of them was hurt in the crash. the driver was detained, police are evaluating whether he was impaired at the time of the accident. the four pedestrians hit include a woman in her 50s with life-threatening injuries. >> all three of them went to the hospital. one has life-threatening injuries. the other two have less serious injuries. >> okay. now, this is the hit-and-run, anything about the suspect? >> right. so the suspect driver and car were found a couple of hundred yards way by our officers within minutes of the incident. >> there is no sidewalk in the area of the accident. >>> newtown, connecticut will observe a moment of silence this morning in
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Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
money to pay for it. people turned in about 600 firearms in oakland and san francisco expecting $200 catch for each one. the san francisco megaboys including had to hand out ious after handing back a12 weapons. >> i was ready to shut it down walk out and tell the crowd that's all we got, i'm sorry, maybe we'll do it another day but the chief suhr said oh, no, no. we have all these guns, we have to get them. >> the result is they gave out 157 notes promising money. that's $31,000 in ious due in four days. but the chief of police now says he has found the money and is expected to announce who it's coming from later today. >>> it's cold this morning. most people felt it and saw it. frost covered car windows there. drives in the north bay had to scrape off their -- drivers in the north bay had to scrape off their windshields. let's check with liz. >> like chicago around here! not quite. but we did have several freeze warnings in effect especially in the north bay. they have all expired by now about four hours ago but this is how cold we got this morning. 21st century in napa and petaluma
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Dec 9, 2012 6:30pm PST
still looking for the shooter. >>> jesse jackson was in san francisco today to celebrate peace sunday. he joined others to highlight the city's violence prevention initiative. the focus is to get parents involved to keep children out of the circle of crime and violence. >> jobs training, hope on the future. >> jackson also expressed his support for a revival of the ban on assault weapons. >>> fresh crab in san francisco. synonymous for years. not so much this past week. there's been a shortage of the crustacean at local restaurants. >> reporter: this weekend an annual crab festival is sold out at fisherman's wharf. fans are savoring what's left of a fresh supply. crab fishermen have been on strike for a week. before that they were slowed by the storm. >> do you have any fresh crab left? >> no, we don't. >> we only have like 10 crabs left right now. >> whatever we got, whatever they can get. >> reporter: the strike is all about price. wholesalers and fisherman had spoken. >> it'd sh be worth as much as we got paid before. >> to be honest those prices would be fine for me. >> reporter:
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Dec 16, 2012 6:30pm PST
come about, we can fall back and rely on that faith. >> reporter: in san francisco, cbs 5. >>> let's now go live to new town, connecticut where at the present time just finished addressing the memorial service. cbs has more on his comments. >> reporter: anne, good evening. i'm standing here the high school where president obama spoke at a vigil just a little while ago, telling mourners they are not alone in their grief and saying these tragedies must stop. hundreds of mourners gave first respond ears standing ovation. president obama is there to help this community deal with the tragedy. >> here in newtown, i come to offer the love and prayers of the nation. i am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow. >> reporter: this tight-knit community came together to remember the 20 first graders and six adults gunned down at sandy hook elementary school on friday. >> we ask god to grant those lost a special place in paradise, and we ask their families to be granted the strength to endure the unendurable. >> reporter: as people here in newtown gravy, investigators
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Dec 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
. heavy rain is moving to the south and we will have the entire forecast dried up in san francisco and over in oakland. the storm is causing problems all over the bay area. >> reporter: brian, you know, it is the sunday before the christmas holiday. that mean ace lot of people are out this doing last-minute shopping and going to holiday parties. but, the weather has not made it easy for drivers out this on the road. they are looking at the conditions from earlier. the standing water is hurting traffic and slow-moving drivers. and wind warnings on the bridges. this powerful storm even brought down trees on panoramic highway. and people had to detour adding hours to their trip. listen to this guy. >> they are saying that there is no power. the fire department told me the road is closed because they need to clear the tree. that was 2-1/2 hours. that is how long to cheer the trees. four hours -- clear the trees four hours ago and nobody is cutting the tree and they now say you can not pass in 12 hours. >> now, these trees weigh at least a ton and will take hours to cheer. back live, we are
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00am PST
the golden gate bridge so far, so good no delays into san francisco. and let's get a live look right now at some of our other bay area bridges. the san mateo bridge a nice start to your drive this morning. 14 minutes to go between 880 and 101. know delays there looking good across the peninsula. if you have a flight to catch at sfo you're free-flowing along 101 and over on the bay bridge traffic also light at the bay bridge. metering lights are off no delays up the incline. we have roadwork at 7:00 on the lower deck of the bay bridge but typically doesn't cause too many problems past that section where the caltrans is. that's a look at your morning drive. back to you. >> thank you. >>> this morning, classes will resume for students at san jose city college less than 24 hours after a lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the campus yesterday after a caller reported seeing a gunman. heavily armed police officers searched the campus room by room during the three-hour lockdown. the 911 call came in yesterday afternoon. the caller reported seeing a male possibly armed with a gun at the tech ce
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Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. for people shopping in downtown san francisco, bart police say they will step up patrols at every bart station in downtown san francisco throughout the holiday shopping season. reporting live from west oakland, ken bastida. back to you. >> thank you. >>> that speeding san francisco police sergeant who bragged about his antics online will be riding a desk for a little while. sergeant carl t was reassigned to administrative duty today while internal affairs looks into this video he posted on facebook. he claimed to be driving a lamborghini at 100 miles per hour through the broadway tunnel. he also said he and his friends were drunk. chief greg suhr says if it all turns out to be true, discipline will be, quote, swift and severe. >>> after years of abuse accusations, the sonoma developmental center one of the state's largest care centers for the severely disabled could lose its license. state taxpayers could lose tens of millions of dollars as a result. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee explains what's been uncovered and what the state is going to do about it. >> reporter: this faci
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00am PST
holiday ice rink at embarcadero center in san francisco. we're taking donations of unwrapped teddy bears or toys to honor the memory of the newtown students and teachers. all toys will go to children in need right here in the bay area. more details on our website at cbssf.com/newtown. >>> well, the fallout over the school shootings is now being felt on mainstream radio. some radio stations have dropped foster the people's pumped up kicks from their playlist. the lyrics tell the story of a boy planning a violent campus shooting. the ban says the song is meant to help bring awareness to gun violence in schools. other stations are dropping kesha's die young. mornings at cbs 5 dot com. much of the midwest is undea blizzard warning this morni the storm stretches from the mississippi.. ke$ha's die young. you can comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. >>> much of the midwest is under a blizzard warning. the storm goes from mississippi to colorado. that's where i-70 was closed for 156 miles due to high winds and reduced visibility. forecasters say wisconsin could bear
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may turn out to be but there's always risk. >> reporter: this political consultant says the political momentum is strong enough to call for more gun cont
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
storm damage in san francisco. >>> reporter: this not the way you want to start your friday. >> just watch out for whatever you park under. >> reporter: san francisco police blocked off pine street between laguna and buchanan as the fire department got to work trimming that tree, not talking holiday style. oversaturated ground gave way causing this tree crash on a mercedes just east of san francisco's lower pacific heights neighborhood. an area neighbors say gets the brunt of bad luck during storms. >> what's the city going to do to make sure all the rest of the trees don't fall down to make sure everybody else is safe? >> reporter: nobody in this incident was hurt. but one neighbor told me i guess it goes to show, you can't park anywhere in the city. in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> and you can track the storm anytime with our live high-def doppler radar on our website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> this is beyond shocking. >> a deadly home invasion in an unscale bay area community. why the weather is making the murder investigation a race against time. >> first anthem blue cros
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
, cbs 5. >>> five people are under arrest in connection with the bizarre san francisco murder case. the victims were found bound, gagged and beaten on a city street. one later died. cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us they knew their attackers well. >> reporter: yes, they did, liz. four women and one man were picked up early this morning at a house in hercules. now, police believe that the suspects did dump their two victims here in this visitacion valley neighborhood and they call this case so bizarre, it could only happen in the movies. now, the man and the women were beat n up and tied up. one of them was shot, left on the street early sunday evening. information police said led them to the five suspects who had been in hercules at the time. they are a 32-year-old san francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man both of them charged with murder. the three other suspects, a 19- year-old, 22-year-old and 24- year-old women from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims did know their suspects. >> it was established that there was an expensi
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Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they are double checking school safety plans. >>> a large crowd gathered to remember the victims in hartford. children could ride the carousel during a winter festival. it was canceled so that children and adults could gather there for that vigil. people across the country held vigils for the victims, survivors and their families in newtown. a main street in walnut creek, a dozen people met with candles. more than 200 people attended a vigil in rancho cordova. they were supposed to meet on how to prevent crimes against children. there's a vigil that starts at 8:00 in golden gate park. you can find more at cbssf.com. >>> we are looking at a chilly weekend and some rain. >> just a little bit. >> just enough to have to carry that umbrella around. >> exactly. it's a knewnuisance rain today. we are starting out with a little bit of sun here and there around the bay area. there's just a few tiny echoes offshore. those indicate a system that's spinning up out in the pacific. it will spread with clouds and rain. it's not go
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Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm PST
shopping season for about 40% of yearly sales. >>> carolers in san francisco this morning. the they're collecting toys for children across the bay area. among the special appearances, the giant's world series trophy, santa, and the mayor. >> it's a great way to start christmas eve and wishing everyone a really merry christmas. >> you don't even have to go to the union square restaurant to donate. cabs are on call. just call them and they'll come to you and pick up donations. >>> how an emergency response falls into a deadly ambush. >>> how food allergies can lead to other problems at school. >>> how an extreme holiday house is turning the spirit of the season into scorn. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, york, where four volunteer firefighters were ambushed gunman when they responded this house fire. the shooter opened fire at themn suburban rochest >>> four firefighters were ambushed by a gunman when they responded to a fire. two of the firefighters were killed. >> the other two were hospitalized. it's still not clear if the officers shot the suspect or he took his own life. >>> b
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Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
second car suffered a broken arm. >>> the woman accused of killing a tourist in san francisco wanted to be a cop. 23-year-old gina eunice was arraigned in court yesterday but has not entered a plea. she was arrested thursday night near twin peaks after allegedly hitting four members of a family from china then taking off leaving the scene of the accident. one of the victims died later at the hospital. >> gina and the entire eunice family is destroyed by what happened and i think it's fair to say that their main concern is for the yao family. >> bail is set at $2 million. she will be back in court on monday. her lawyer says she was about to graduate from college with hopes of becoming a police officer. >>> the holiday vacation is over early for members of the united states senate and for president obama. he took the red eye from hawaii to washington overnight. senators will be busy working on a plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff" today. but house gop leaders say they will not return to washington unless the senate passes a bill. with no deal on the horizon, a new poll finds the gop gets
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Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
day, a san francisco tradition 30 years running as neighbors take time to help struggling neighbors. >> many of them are strangers. like $500. >> a family dog home and healthy for the holidays. how shasta was saved by total strangers. >> more directly than -- >> an unforgettable holiday gift for a bay area writer. the honor she's won. ,, well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. better for thousands-- and y was no e >>> for decades memorial church in frank has made christmas better for thousands. today was no except
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Dec 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
so-called 11. police were called in to control some of the crowds in newark and san francisco. we asked the first guy in line what it was like having to wait all night long just for a pair of sneakers. >> it was cold. it was craziness, a lot of -- the security having to run back and forth to get people out of line trying to line up early. it was a lot of stuff going on. >> aan early release in huntsville, alabama police used pepper spray to control the crowd. the sneakers sell for about $200. >>> a package thief caught on hidden camera swiping holiday gifts off a porch has been busted. 39-year-old daniel price stole a box from a house in concord just 15 minutes after u.p.s. had dropped it off, according to police. this is a picture of him walking up to the door. these photos were posted online three days ago. police did then get tons of tips. they say they searched price's home and found the stolen presents. >>> other bay area headlines, take a look at the fiery end of a police chase in antioch over nice. officers were trying to stop two suspects who robbed the bonfair market on 1
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
, san leandro, palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they say they are double- checking school safety plans. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco and joe, extra police or not, the schools across the bay area are addressing what happened today. >> reporter: that's right. i have talked to a lot of parents today and the mood is still one of horror and disbelief that something like this could happen at a school. you know, eventually the conversation turned to a question, is the school going to keep my kid safe? the school spent the day reassuring parents that yes they will keep them as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history, but still the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying i got hug my kids that much tighter today. in fact, i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said son i love you and i think that's how every parent is feeling. you know,
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Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >>> quick action by san francisco police officers likely saved the life of a minutes old baby this morning. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is live at san francisco general hospital. cate, this is a bizarre story. what happened? >> reporter: michelle, that baby boy is here at sf general in the neonatal unit expected to survive due to two police officers and a shelter worker who called 911. it was 2 a.m. when a woman started pounding on the doors of the providence baptist church shelter. she was covered in blood and said she had a baby. a person opened the doors and told kcbs radio what he saw. >> i didn't even know she had a baby. so... that's why i was like, what's going on? i didn't -- at that time i was like trying to put all the pieces together. she was leaking blood so i'm like -- [ indiscernible ] , you know... i was scared for her. >> reporter: dorsey called 911. the woman left and came back with the baby in her arms. >> she was hysterical, saying she wanted to come in she wanted to come in at first. and then when she came back with the baby, she did not want to come in. >> rep
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Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
san francisco did the few people get their pass ports today. the reason for that is that the duties of chose to come in on christmas eve. he drove in from napa to san francisco and he says he did it to help a few people out. in the newsroom, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> tonight some people are feeling the pain of procrastination. last-minute shoppers are searching for bargains but finding the shelves bare. christin ayers on the million reasons why they waited. >> reporter: twas the night before christmas and all through the door, a slew of last-minute shoppers with excuses galore. >> this year just kind of snuck up on me. >> reporter: the customers were fighting over toys in the aisle. shelves bare and picked over to the chagrin of this child. >> there's nothing in here. everything is gone! like the my little ponies, they aren't even around. >> reporter: the registers rang. a santa sang. but at the stroke of 10, it all came to an end. shops closed, leaving only one place to spend. because it's christmas eve and you know what that means. the only store open now is your local walgreens. >> c
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Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
. and blew over a truck in san francisco. wind and rain pound the northern part of the state for the third time in less than a week. across the region some streets looked more like rivers. and thousands woke up without electricity after power lines snapped. in tahoe the rain turned to snow sunday morning. the national weather service said that kept the truckee river from flooding into homes. >> you live on a river, bad things can happen. i was being alert. >> reporter: but 2 1/2 hours south along the napa river people are still keeping a close eye on water levels. >> you never know with this river. it's iffy. you think it will go over and it won't then you don't and i want goes over. take as much precaution as you can. >> reporter: heavy rain fell at the oakland coliseum. forcing crews to sweep water offer the field before the raiders football game against cleveland. the wet weather and fog in northern california caused delays here at the los angeles international airport where travellers trying to get back to the san francisco area. this is a seventh grade english teacher trying to
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Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm PST
when supporters of prop 8 appealed the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals in san francisco's decision to declare the measure unconstitutional. >> the court has been waiting to gather all ten of these cases together and then they are going to make some kind of decision, either grant review in some of them or all of them or none of them. they could do anything. >> reporter: cbs 5 legal expert rory little says the delay means nothing in the eyes of the court. the timeline for the appeals process will still play out the same. >> if they grant review in any of these cases, next friday, there will then be an argument scheduled sometime in march probably, possibly april. and the case will be decided by the end of june. >> reporter: if the court denies review, we could see changeses early as two weeks from now. the case will come back to the ninth circuit. once a mandate is filed, then same-sex marriage license can be issued. if they grant review, the status quo is maintained until the appeals process plays out. professor little says he expects if the court grants review, we will know friday
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Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
businesses in the dark, 100 each in the north and south bank. there are 50 in the dark in san francisco. you can track the storm at any time with live high def doppler radar on our website. powerful mid western storm is weakening as it moves out of the region but not before dumping more than a foot of snow. a man was killed in indiana after icy roads caused his semi trailer to spin out of control. winds not snow was wreaking havoc on air travel with gusts above 50 delaying 10,000 flights and canceling more than 700 just yesterday. the storm is moving through the area now and is causing delays at sfo. arriving flights are delayed an average of an hour. no delays at san jose and oakland at this hour. >>> running in newtown connecticut to raise money for the sandy hook condolence fund. letters have been coming in. there are thousands everyday from all over the world. the post master says it's hard not to cry as they sort the mail. >>> more reaction after the national rifle association spoke publicly for the first time about the school shooting. many want new legislation. as danielle nottingham
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Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> right now in san francisco it's about 46 and going down. meteorologist julie watts in the weather center says big changes are on the way. >> that's right. we're already seeing temperatures dropping this evening. in fact, freezing in santa rosa, 32 degrees right now. a bit warmer in san jose at 45. 46 in san francisco, as you mentioned. 35 in livermore. and 34 in concord. yes, these temperatures are chilly and we are going to see cold temperatures overnight, just not quite as cold as last night, due in part to some increasing clouds. it will be wet and windy for the extended forecast. i'll time it all out for you, coming up in just a bit. >>> if you think it's cold here in the plains, drivers in several states are being warned not to drive at all because of all that snow. this was the scene in nebraska where crews worked very hard to keep roads open. >>> in newtown, connecticut, three more families buried their children today, along with the teacher who gave her life trying to save them. >> reporter: firefighters from across the northeast came to honor seven-year-old daniel bardon. he wan
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
allowed to reopen. >> and some advice for drivers and pedestrians who take to the streets of san francisco. ,,,,,, at least one republican >>> a looming vote on a republican plan to avert the "fiscal cliff" is exposing some party fractures tonight. at least one republican congressman says he objects to house speaker john boehner's plan b meaning higher taxes on incomes of a million dollars or more but despite that criticism, speaker boehner insists that he has the votes in congress to pass his plan. both sides are still a few billion dollars apart. >> the president's offer of $1.3 trillion in revenues and $850 billion in spending reductions fails to meet the test that the president promised the american people a balanced approach. >> we should be raising taxes on the wealthiest few as a means of reducing the deficit. i have also said that i'm willing to identify some spending cuts that make sense. >> if senate democrats defeat plan b, boehner says president obama will see the largest tax increase in history. the president says bring it! he vowed to veto the bill if it comes to hi
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Dec 26, 2012 1:35am PST
tracy, cbs news, napa valley. >> on this christmas day, a san francisco tradition 30 years running as neighbors take time to help struggling neighbors. >> many of them are strangers. like $500. >> a family dog home and healthy for the holidays. how shasta was saved by total strangers. >> more directly than -- >> an unforgettable holiday >> an unforgettable holiday gift for a bay ,,,,,,,,,, better for thousands-- and y was no e >>> for decades memorial church in frank has made christmas better for thousands. today was no exception. more than 5000 people were served a christmas meal. the church and the tenderloin is a symbol of hope for many. not just during the holidays but year round. >> people will understand that all of us together make it happen. if we are separated and isolated we can't make it together. >> they've served the community with free meals and services for more than 30 years. church depends on donations. >>> tonight a young bay area couple is thanking anonymous donors for saving their dog. christin ayers on how complete strangers saved a husky and the family's christma
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Dec 24, 2012 4:30am PST
winds. the storms knocked down froze. this is in san francisco,. >>> in snow ma county, a large fir tree fell town on a house. winds gust up to 60 miles per hour in snow ma county. a tree splintered into pieces. it knocked power out in the area as well >>> and downed trees and high high waters caused crews to shut down roads between mission boulevard. it's all closed because of this, a rockslide. traffic was being detoured on 680. it is now reopen. also open state road 84. it was closed overnight both directions because a tree welcomed all lanes of traffic, and in the mountains, highway 17 was closed at sugar loaf road for more than two hours. it has also since reopened, and in snow ma county closed because of flooding. much more on that through the morning. >>> another road closure in ma rain county. the panoramic highway was completely blocked by a large tree. it took crews extra time to get up the road and longer to start clearing it. motorists had to go back to the beach and use highway 1 south to get back on the freeway. >>> a sink hole opened up. this is on stony point road so
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Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
. as for damage to the house, no estimate yet on that. in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> meanwhile, lawrence has been tracking the storm on high- def doppler radar all morning long. we have some green and yellow. >> it was a wild start to the day. in berkeley early on we had heavy rainfall coming down. that was what was happening all around the bay area early on. today of course this just adding to some very impressive totals from the previous storms. but this one not as strong still over an inch of rain in the north bay in mount venado. santa rosa about an inch over an inch in san francisco and almost that in oakland. mount umunum that has had over 16" of rainfall over the past few storms just over half inch there but we are still not done. you can see a lot of yellows to begin the day. that is quickly sliding south now. still, we have pockets of pop- up showers. things beginning to wind down. we are hoping to dry out. will that happen? we'll have more on that coming up. back to you. >> thank you. >>> now, most of the bay area did not need to see any more rain this
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Dec 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
city of san francisco. >>>and we saw plenty of sunshine earlier today. boy, was it cold outside. the temperatures are going to continue to dip overnight. some areas below freezing. we will will tell you about that and a check on the seven- day forecast, all coming up. ,, jwwñ you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! car on a moscow freeway sho the moment of impact. debris goes fl >>> dramatic video shows the crash of a jet lineuper in russia. a camera inside of a car shows the moment of impact. debris goes across the road, striking several carses. as the plane slams into the ground, short of the runway, five crewmembers were killed. ther
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Dec 25, 2012 12:00pm PST
sandwhichs as the tradition of helping others continues. it's a san francisco tradition here. one that brought back volunteers like daniel maxwell for the past eight years. we saw him here last month. >> for me to come here and spend three hours of my morning to know that someone will be receiving something good and it makes me feel good. >> reporter: it also brings in first timers like marie who made a last minute decision. >> we have to give back in some way. i can't give money because i'm not oprah. at least, you know, i can give my time and i'm willing to volunteer and help where i can. >> reporter: cecil williams and volunteers have given back to the local community for almost 30 years through this program. >> we should love people enough so that the people will understand that all of us together make it happen. if we are separated and isolated we can't make it together. >> reporter: before the crack of dawn volunteers worked to prepare almost five thousand meals. today more than 650 people signed up to help. organizers say volunteer spots fill up in hours. getting help beyond the
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
through this twice now. they married in 2004 when the city and county of san francisco began issuing marriage licenses. but after they exchanged their vows they were notified their marriage had been voided. in 2008 they didn't remarry for fear it would be revoked. they were right. now they wait again. this time with hope. >> today is a great day because we can see the potential for a good outcome, but there is also the possibility of something different happening. we have to congress to temper our hopes and dream a lit -- continue to temper our hopes a little longer. >> reporter: the supreme court justices will likely have a decision by the end of june. allen, keep in mind there are nine justices. they could go in nine different directions. one thing is for sure, this is an historic moment. >> juliette goodrich, thank you so much. the supreme court has also agreed to review the a challenge to the national defensive marriage act. >> they have to solve this on a national level because there is just too much administrative confusion right now. who can visit who in the hospital, who gets
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Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
supreme court decision that could come today. annanne makovec is in san francisco and she joins us with more. >> reporter: even by not making a decision, the supreme court is essentially making a decision ask a lot of people here and waiting to find out what's going to happen today. the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to review whether or not it will review the constitutionality of prop 8. that is the ban on same sex marriage. the pro prop 8 side is appealing, the 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals which found the ban unconstitutional. it's one of several cases across the country concerning the federal defensive marriage act. >> the court has been waiting to gather all 10 of cases together and they're going to make a decision, either grant a review in some of them, all of them, none of them. they could do anything. >> reporter: if they decide not to review the case, same sex weddings could resume as soon as the 9th circuit says osteo. says -- so. we don't know how long that is going to take. they have no deadline for acting on these cases but this is their last conference of the yea
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Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
sliding through the central bay in san francisco over to the east bay now, as well. it looks like we are going to see more scattered showers like this, this morning but then things taper off in the afternoon. highs in the 50s maybe low 60s. >> the school nurse at sandy hook elementary tells "60 minutes" how she came inches away from the killer. >> his feet were facing in my direction, and i just froze with fear, and then he just -- it was just seconds and then he turned around, and i could hear him walk out. >> this morning sally cox tells her frightening story. >> and president obama says we must change to protect our children, and democrats in congress say new gun control laws must be part of that change. we'll see if there's any real shift in the gun control debate on "cbs this morning." nine days till christmas and eddy said the toys might not be ready! eddy? the elf! ♪ ♪ [ radio announcer ] today's forecast: it's snowing snowballs and snow bricks out there... seven more days and it's snowing snow bricks! oh, well, be careful! [ radio announcer ] only two days to go, and several
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
the streets it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why i think you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups line the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want. and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may be. but there's always risk. >> reporter: this political consultant says the political momentum is strong enough to call for m
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
checks. >>> the woman accused of hitting and killing a tourist in san francisco apparently wanted to be a police officer. 23-year-old gina eunice was arrested thursday night near twin peaks after allegedly hitting four members of a family from china and then leaving the scene. one of the victims ended up dying at the hospital. eunice is expected to enter a plea in court next week. >> hoping to become a police officer, studying criminal justice. >> we are very concerned about the use of alcohol and driving and especially during the holiday season, when there's so many people who are attending parties. >> her lawyer says eunice was about to graduate from college and wanted to be a police officer. now she is in jail with bail set at $2 million. >>> 6:03. how about a check of traffic and weather. and she does it all here at kpix. >> i want to show you our new cameras. it's cool stuff. you can see this gorgeous view of the bay bridge. yeah, it is pretty much clear for the most part. we have some areas of patchy valley fog but look at that. isn't that a gorgeous shot? you can see the embar
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
a cliff collapsed at baker beach in san francisco this morning. one of the trails there is now closed. the collapse they say could be the result of all the rain we have had in the past couple of weeks. >>> in the east bay people who evacuated after a gas leak in brentwood are back in their homes tonight. neighbors on allbrook drive started smelling the gas last night. pg&e found the source of the leak this morning and fixed it. >>> in the south bay police say one man was shot after gang members in south san jose got into an argument last night. apparently the gunman got away. the victim is expected to survive. >>> since san jose is dealing with more crime and fewer officers, cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us one group is going the extra mile to take back the neighborhood. >> reporter: police say the neighborhood patrols provide an extra set of eyes and ears in these tight budgets but in one san jose neighborhood residents are literally taking it to the streets. >> it's just something that doesn't look right. >> reporter: with a rising number of property crimes and a decreasing
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Dec 19, 2012 7:00am PST
little warmer 41 in san francisco. we are going to warm up to the low to mid-50s by the time this afternoon rolls around. plenty of sunshine and then the rain returns through the weekend. >>> inzbram creates an online uproar, telling users their photos may be turned into internet ads. now the website promises to review that policy. this morning we'll show you why instagram's giant price tag is at the heart of it. >> they have to make good on a promise to facebook that they're worth hundreds of millions of dollars. >>> and the government tells paula broadwell she'll not be charged with stalking jill kelley. we'll ask why they decided to drop the case on "cbs this morning." ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. looks like your bags didn't make it. we'll send them to your hotel. [ sad music playing ] this is fun. [ sad music continues ] [ knock on door ] your bags, sir. thanks. both: finally! one taste, and you'll understand. enjoy delic
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
mess at the san francisco airport yesterday. high winds, wet conditions canceled dozens of flights. others were delayed two hours. fortunately there were no major delays at oak international or monetta international in san jose: and you can get the latest on any stormy weather that's headed our way by checking our live high-def doppler radar. you can find it on our web site. >>> 6:06 now. >>> an afghan police woman is in custody accused of killing a civilian police advisor from the united states today. pushes say he shot the advisor with a pistol. he emerge from a small shop near the police headquarters. the suspect was arrested shortly afterwards. the advisor's identity has not been released. the list in a rash of attacks by police officers against their foreign al lies. >>> the national rifle association is adamant about its idea of placing armed police officers and guards in all of the nation's schools. this comes as diane fine stein of california promises to introduce legislation. the head of the nra put the blame on violent video games. >> it hasn't worked. diane fine stein ha
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Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> live from the cbs 5 studios in san francisco, good morning. i'm brian hackney with this local news brief at 7:26. >>> volunteers are getting ready for a big holiday toy and book giveaway in san jose and there is cate caugiran. she joins us live with more. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, brian. i want to show you some of these parents have been in line here since 5:00 last night all for that toy drive. sacred heart community service has collected a total of 17,000 toys. the toys will be given out to more than 5600 kids in the bay area. part of the christmas toy box distribution to help low income parents bring smiles to their children christmas morning. and we want to make note this all kicks off at 10:00 this morning and you can still donate. they need toys for teens and books for all ages. brian, back to you. >> thank you. >>> we'll have traffic and weather coming up. >>> good morning. we have been watching a couple of problems on bay area roads including one southbound 101 past the alum rock exit just cleared to the right-hand sho
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Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
2008. john blackstone has our lead from san francisco. >> reporter: for five months in 2008, same-sex couples in california could marry legally. then voters passed proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. when gay couples challenged prop 8, both the state supreme court and the federal ninth circuit court of appeals ruled that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. many supporters of same-sex marriage were hoping the supreme court would not take this case. therese stewart is san francisco's deputy city attorney. in many ways, this is bad news for you. >> it's bad news in the sense that if we had-- if the court had denied review we would have seen marriages very quickly within a few days, again, not only in san francisco but all over california. >> reporter: opponents of same- sex marriage say the supreme court should uphold the will of california voters, defining marriage as only between a man and a woman. >> it's important to remember that still in the vast majority of states, four out of five states, the people have chose on the either vote themselves or their elected represe
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
in a house fire here in san francisco in the excelsior district. investigators have say it is suspicious. firefighters had trouble shutting the gas line off, as well. >>> a 16-year-old was driving a car that slammed into a concord funeral home. police say he was in a street race at the time. yesterday's crash injured 3 people. >>> and new year's eve is the biggest single day for donations to the good will as people try to get last-minute tax write-offs. good will kicked off a donate-a- thon today at 1500 mission street in san francisco and it all starts at 7:00 this morning. so if you want to did a little closet cleaning, they would love to have your stuff. >>> traffic and weather with the new year's eve forecast coming up after the break. [ mom ] dear chex cereal i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give them something that's good for th
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
by a jacket and his car was unmarked, they believe it was random. >>> san francisco's improving housing market is proving to be a bust for some people living in rent controlled apartments. an increasing number of them are seeing ellis act evictions even during the holidays. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez explains. >> i have lived here since 1975. >> reporter: 63-year-old robert davis vietnam veteran bluegrass musician received a letter. >> the owner of the building intends to perform extensive renovations. >> reporter: telling him he has to leave his apartment. he says he is finding it impossible to find a new place anywhere in the city especially considering he has been under rent control for so long. can't anyone help him relocate? >> if you are homeless and you're a drug addict, perhaps they will help you. but if you like me and paid your rent every day for 40 years and been basically a good guy, there is no help. >> reporter: his landlord is ee investigating davis employing the ellis act, a warning man dade by law that gives renters a heads up that the landlord is planning somet
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Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
stuff. is any of this yours? san francisco police just busted a major fencing ring and they found half a million dollars worth of laptops, cell phones and cameras. most of it stolen from cars in san francisco and oakland. three people under arrest tonight police believe they are part of a larger crime ring. >> extension to san jose has run into or rather flown into a unique problem. birds. and a lot of them. cbs 5 ann notaranelo says it is costing you a fortune. >> reporter: freemont central park, a favorite nesting spot for more than 500 species. >> during the peak of construction in 2011 i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movie. >> reporter: bart is in the middle of building its warm springs extension. something had to give. it was not going to be the birds. one morning dove pair tried 11 times in one day to build their nest. bart tried to make the areas unappealing. >> we tried sprinklers, reflective tape, ribbons, what we call air dancers that you see at used car lots that are run on compressed air. >> reporter: once a nest had eggs in it the work crews were stopp
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Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
unemployment rate of 8.6% compared to san francisco county's 6.8%. numbers like these leave him puss stolid why so few people showed up. >> and emeryville hasn't been the same, but maybe it's because of the holiday and people are busy but at the same time, if you are look for a job from my experience, it doesn't matter what the time of the season is. >> reporter: the company put out the word through several online job sites for the past week. rivero says they still have 100 positions to fill and they need to fill them fast. training starts next week. now, the job fair will go until 8:00 tonight. the president of the this black bear diner tells me they are hiring all kinds of positions, part time and full time and they will be hiring here on the spot. reporting live in emeryville, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> maybe that bear will help attract some applicants, cate. thank you so many. >>> negotiations to end the crabbers strike will get going again this afternoon. it's been six days since the boats went out and dungeness crab is hard to find in stores and restaurants. the crabbers are upse
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Dec 22, 2012 1:35am PST
showing you some pretty steady rainfall moving right toward the san francisco peninsula, there we go. about ten minutes away from invading the city. daly city, you're included in that. vacaville, fairfield, all the way up toward sacramento. look at this wide shot here. thunderstorms, so a couple hours to our north and west. that's the next wave of heavy rainfall that will move through. the rain, how about half a foot of new rain? more than two inches for santa rosa. it trails off when you get into the south bay but there's lots more coming over the weekend. snowfall in which one day, only one, will be mainly dry over the next week. coming up soon. >> paul. thanks for that. >>> the storm made a mess all over the bay area, especially, as paul says, the north bay. cbs 5 reporter elisa is in marin tonight. >> reporter: the rain is really starting to come down and we're starting to feel strong wind gusts, just the start of what's going to be a soggy hold weekend. the first day of winter blew into the bay area with heavy rain and strong winds, even snow at higher elevations. this is just t
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Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
man and woman were found tied up, gagged on a san francisco street. cbs 5 reporter linda yee takes us to that apartment. >> reporter: four women and one man were arrested in a case that even baffles police. >> this is a crime you see in movies. it's certainly disturbing when you find a crime of that nature. >> reporter: sunday evening a man and woman bound on the street. they were tied up, gagged, beaten, one was shot and dumped here. investigators however would not elaborate on the motive. the male victim eventually died. an 18-year-old wool remains in the hospital with serious injuries. investigators tracked down the suspects to a home in hercules. >> there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspects. i can't get into what those relationships are. >> reporter: one of the murder suspects is 32-year-old maelene lintz of san francisco identified by her neighbor. lintz's neighbor is shocked. >> you don't know what's behind what happened. just unexpected. unbelievable. i'm more than surprised she was arrested for. she's not a violent person. >> reporter: lintz l
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Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
in san francisco, paint the castro red. >>> a bay area athlete's battle with lung cancer has inspired a unique journey and 8 million facebook followers to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease. >>> reporter: cal grad jill costello was 22 when she died from lung cancer in 2010. it's how she lived that lives on. >> i do think that last year of jill's life and although it was her most difficult and most challenging, you know, many ways it could be the best year of her life. she did so many wonderful, amazing things and truly lived life to its fullest. >> best friend since kindergarten in san francisco, jill costello and chelsea harrison share another bond. >> i'm using my lungs. >> the 24-year-old harvard grad is spreading a simple message. anyone can get lung cancer, even nonsmokers like jill. >> the reason i'm doing this is for jill and i have that drive and i think she is watching out for us and making sure that wie make it to the end safely. >> kelsey took off from times square on july 30 and has spent four months on the road. >> go giants. >> do you think you will be there
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Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
spoke with parishioners at saint parishioner's kagt lead ral in san francisco. >> it is times like this that our faith is a parent. the important -- is apparent. the important thing is not to lose hope. >> reporter: people with heavy hearts came to church today for comfort and community. >> my heart is feeling sorrow. i am here to get things done for my family and have my children and being blessed. >> reporter: they put up a memorial for the people who died in connecticut with white ribbons and a prayer for their souls. our hearts are torn by all of this. >> how can anybody hurt kids? >> reporter: the character has a book to write and register your prayers. a lot of words about sorrow and comfort and love. >> bringing medals blessed by the bishop for each of his students a symbol asking higher powers for protection. >> i think god is in those that gather and those that support each other. i am here just for a little bit of that to give to my kids. >> reporter: they had a lot of questions. >> i could not wrap my mind around who would kill all of those innocent children. >> reporter
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Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
wires to sag. >>> checking some bay area headlines. san francisco police are investigating a bizarre case that left one man and the a woman with critical injuries. the couple was found bound and gagged . >>> a woman kidnapped last month. one of the suspects, the photos were taken by a camera. so far there have been no arrest and there is a $10,000 reward in the case. >>> a community radio station remains off the air tonight after its transmitter was vandalized. it is the third time in a year that the station kzct has been trashed. a previous incident appeared to be racially motivated. the owner says he may not be able to replace the equipment and might have to shut down. >>> the safety net for low income people in california includes food stamps and housing assistance. now another program is approved that could help them get back on their feet. cbs 5's grace lee on the plan to provide free cell phones for the homeless. >> a federal program called lifeline run by the cell company assurance. it would give a free cell phone the homeless and these with a very low income. you have to make
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Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: this san francisco meteorologist says the mounting snow pack, already 146% higher than normal, means the state's reservoirs will be in good supply. >> almost like putting water in a bank and then saving it for summertime where we get virtually no rainfalls. >> my gut feeling is this will be a good year for us. >> reporter: he's a water manager in southern california, where part of l. a.'s water supply is already 90% full. >> we've got water lapping over the road right now. even in a bad year, what do you see? >> you just say dry dirt when the water level goes down. >> reporter: the difference between wet and dry years can be dramatic, and until recently long range forecasts suggested the storms would miss california again this winter, extending the state's drought. frankly we did not see this coming. the predictionsing initially were for dryer than normal conditions. the exact opposite has happened so far. >> reporter: with weather being temperamental, california needs to collect all the water it k.. >> the more you can keep the reservoirs up, the better off you are bec
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
predictions i've heard this should be worked out by christmas. in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> nine months after a rash of robberies on the carquinez bridge miss have three suspects in -- police have three suspects in custody. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in vallejo where officials just announced the results of a long investigation. >> reporter: these arrests were part of an effort by chp, transportation agencies and local law enforcement. >> in case was an excellent example of law enforcement working together for our common goal of public safety. >> reporter: chp investigators through surveillance video and evidence were able to tie at least three of the ten robberies to three vallejo men. >> in the past 7 days, two of the suspects were arrested and a third is also in custody. he was already in custody on an unrelated matter. >> reporter: the suspects would wear masks making it difficult to identify them through video. one big clue in the case the cars used in the robberies were stolen and the three suspects were known car thieves. >> we knew who from pas
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Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
apartment fire in san francisco forced more than two dozen residents out into the cold this morning. the call came at about 5:30 a.m. smoke and flames were seen on the third floor of the building at 119 broad street. residents were evacuated. one firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation. but no word yet on the cause. >>> around the bay area now, a japanese diplomat pleaded guilty to two domestic violence charges in a redwood city courtroom today. the 32 was accused of abusing his wife for years. dozens of other charges were dropped in the plea deal. he faces up to a year in jail and will be on probation for two years. he is the vice consul for >> in san francisco. >>> police have arrested the third suspect in the case of a bay area handyman held hostage and beaten. richard rodriguez, jr., turned himself in last night. police say rodriguez and two others beat the handyman and forced him to make repairs following a dispute over repair work done at a relative's home. the handyman escaped at a gas station. two our suspects are already in custody. all three face charges of false imprisonm
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Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
the intense series of storms we turn to our chief meteorologist at our san francisco station kpix, good evening, paul. >> good evening to you, rebecca. >> this system is being described as a fire hose pointed straight at the west coast. what can you tell us about it? well, if mother nature did have a fire hose this certainly would be it. this is tropical moisture that begins west of hawaii, some 3,000, 4,000 miles away from the west coast but it makes this journey all the way from there all the way to the west coast. this tropical moisture can even be an old hurricane from 10 days ago somewhere out in the eastern pacific ocean. it slams into the west coast and everybody gets a ton of rainfall. and in this case, just tonight and tomorrow we're looking at widespread rainfall totals of two inches or more from seattle in western washington all the way down to san francisco, the bay area, even southern california will get heavy rain from the system. >> i understand there's also snow to expect. >> there's a lot of snow to expect. not in california, because pineapple express is this trop
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Dec 8, 2012 1:35am PST
-- >> a lot of people saw your work recently. you did the heart, the heart in san francisco theme. >> yeah. and chevron bought it and it's out at the chevron campus. >> you can tell that you love art and you have a passion for it, which is amazing that you have two passions that you're so good at simultaneously. >> i love the art but i have loved every minute of my time here, and all the people that i've worked with, and i wish you could meet the people behind the scenes, because they put this broadcast on the air every day. we come and sit here. this is the easy part, and this has been my second home. and i'm just so grateful. i am -- i'm grateful for the time and the friendships that i've made here. and i'm gonna miss everyone so much. >> the most feedback i got was the relationship on the set. people said you guys seem so real. but it was real. we didn't just work here together. all the dinners we spent, and sometimes we stayed there too long. that was ken's fault. >> we had to run back to the station! >> it was a real relationship. so what the audience saw over the last 13, 12
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
viewh view, 54. 51 for naapa and low 40s for sap tax cuts rosa and san francisco. extended forecast, soggy late tomorrow. wednesday we will have rainfall around. thursday and friday looking good. saturday showers are back. sunday and monday, drying out. more rain moving in tomorrow. >> more and more. >> reporter: merry christmas. >> merry christmas to you. thanks, paul. >> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,, now, a new clinic in alameda county is addressing not on the cost but... as dr. kim s us.. getting patients back s. >>> hand and wrist injuries are the most common injuries. >> as dr. kim shows us getting patients back to work and their families, and the cost is down. >> from holding a baby to cradling a smart phone, our hands are in constant use. curting, catchingings getting -- catching, getting work done. trigger finger tendonitis. >> it also hurts economically. 20% of all er visits are due to hand and wrist injuries costing up to $740 million a year. >> show me where the pain is. >> now one bay area hospital is offering a smart solution. at high land hospital doctors can now p
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Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
can see san francisco there in the distance, the bay bridge. temperatures are cool. low to mid-50s by later on this afternoon. low 50s right now. it's because this high is in place for now but watch this. this is that low that's going to bring us showers as soon as friday afternoon. it is getting closer towards the bay area. light rain we're anticipating. increasing clouds overnight friday morning and early friday afternoon, scattered showers throughout the day much of the day friday and right there into saturday morning, the first half of saturday looks wet. so your afternoon highs we are seeing a lot of low to mid-50s kind of similar actually to yesterday around this time. 54 in oakland. 52 in fremont. 52 in san rafael. and 51 out in livermore. by later on this afternoon. your overnight temperatures cool, as well. not quite freezing but look at some of of these temperatures in the valleys, fairfield 34 as well as livermore. a little milder in san francisco, going to see mid-40s overnight tonight. so here's your forecast over the next several days. this is the dry break today and the
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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
will meet at ten in san francisco to decide whether to go back out to sea. they've been on strike since last week because of lower prices for their catch. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning, well, you might see brake lights as you work your way in and out of san francisco. southbound 280 we had an accident earlier. south 280 through daly city seeing brakes lights and near guadalupe parkway, that accident is clear but a slow ride through downtown san jose as well as 101 northbound through san jose and do san. and here's a lovely picture. we'll seal sunshine throughout the day. temperatures until the mid-and upper 60s. 66 in mountain view, 67 in san jose. the mild weather will not last long. cooler weather by tomorrow and tuesday night into wednesday we have a good chance of rain hitting the bay area and things remain unsettled over the weekend. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> i agree. there would be no tax increases. i repeat, zero tax increases. now, why would i do that? i mean i won the election. well, simply put, i felt sorry for this man. i realize how
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
san francisco, the business improvement district is trying to deal with pushy panhandlers. they are interviewing people glove to the panhandlers. the idea is coming up with concrete ideas to finally stop what has been a problem for years. >>> thousands of bay area nurses walked off the job. this 24 hour strike is the latest in the series of strikes by the california nurses association. as usual, the hospital brought in replacement nurses. union leaders and manages still ateds over benefits and staffing. >>> right now, odds are you finished with your shopping if you are watching our newscast, right? cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has the annual story of last minute annual shoppers. how busy are those stores? >> reporter: these are the people who in high school waited until the last minute to turn in their term paper. actually to start writing it. the mall is closed. 6:00. i guess it is last minute last minute, but there are still cars here. >> merry christmas. merry christmas. >> what do you suppose your little sister wants. >> jammies. >> she will get back at her sister some day. >> i
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